Conferences

August 13, 2020 - August 16, 2020
New Medical Missionary Training Bristol, TN

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Medical & Dental Association (CMDA)

This conference focuses on the unique challenges and opportunities in healthcare missions overseas and is for everyone who will be involved at any level of healthcare ministry. Discussion topics include: 1) What are the key ethical issues in healthcare and missions? 2) How do I become an effective healthcare team member in the culture I will be entering? and 3) Health systems in the developing world require a much greater emphasis on a health-team approach, how do I integrate?

September 10, 2020 - September 13, 2020
19th International Congress on Infectious Diseases Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sponsoring Organizations: International Society for Infectious Diseases, and Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases & Chemotherapy

The 19th ICID features a wide range of sessions, bringing the One Health aspect to the world of clinical infectious diseases and microbiology. The One Health Concept recognizes the commonality of human, environmental and animal health and is critical to understanding, managing and preventing emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases globally.

September 17, 2020 - September 19, 2020
American Academy of Family Physicians Global Health Virtual Summit Houston, TX

Sponsoring Organizations: American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

The 2020 Global Health Summit will provide an opportunity for attendees to virtually network, learn, and train with current and aspiring global health advocates. The summit will 1. Explore opportunities to think on a global scale in a local setting 2.Evaluate the practical management of chronic diseases in resource-constrained settings and 3. Advise and train students, residents and physicians for global health endeavors.

October 12, 2020 - October 16, 2020
Introduction to Global Child Health Course Washington, DC

Sponsoring Organizations: Children's National Hospital

This course will offer participants the opportunity to examine global health issues including health care delivery, disease burden, and resource allocation; recognize, diagnose, and manage common illnesses and tropical diseases seen outside the United States; refine clinical judgment and diagnostic skills necessary in lower resource settings through case-based discussion and simulation; and, discuss principles of bioethics.

October 13, 2020 - October 14, 2020
The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting London, England

Sponsoring Organizations: The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

This meeting will cover specific emerging diseases such as COVID-19 as well as cross cutting themes including misinformation and infodemics, climate change, One Health, zoonoses and migration. Sessions will take the form of abstract presentations, turbo talks, keynotes and panel discussions with an emphasis on audience interaction.

October 13, 2020 - October 15, 2020
Women Leaders in Global Health Virtual Conference Virtual,

Sponsoring Organizations: Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health

The theme of this year’s conference is "Connect, Commit, Act." This conference will take place over the course of three days, with three hours of dynamic sessions and speakers each day. There will be distinct days on women’s leadership in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, culminating in a day of global dialogue:

October 24, 2020 - October 28, 2020
American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting San Francisco, CA 94103

Sponsoring Organizations: American Public Health Association (APHA)

The theme of this conference will be, " Creating the Healthiest Nation: Preventing Violence". Sessions will address the structures and root causes that contribute to this burden and work to change these underlying conditions in communities worldwide.

November 9, 2020 - November 12, 2020
Disaster & Refugee Response: Global Principles & Practice Louisville, KY 40243

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Health Service Corps

This program is a continuing education course being offered prior to the 25th Global Missions Health Conference. This course aims to empower participants to effectively contribute to global response efforts through knowledge and application of life-saving and dignity-upholding measures.

November 12, 2020 - November 14, 2020
2020 Global Missions Health Conference Louisville, KY 40243

Sponsoring Organizations: Medical Missions

The Global Missions Health Conference aims to inform, train, and equip health care professionals and students to use their medical skills in the missions field. Topics will include 1)Global Health Issues 2)Medical Specialties 3)Missions Training and 4) Community Development.

November 12, 2020
2020 Fall TECH Conference Louisville, KY

Sponsoring Organizations: Technical Exchange for Christian Healthcare

The annual TECH Conference provides a unique opportunity to hear a brief description of over seventy different medical relief organizations with the aim of maximizing your mission impact by improving the quality of global healthcare.

November 15, 2020 - November 19, 2020
ASTMH 69th Annual Meeting Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Sponsoring Organizations: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)

This scientific meeting includes contributed and invited papers, a plenary session, symposia, exhibits, awards and poster sessions. The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) is the principal organization in the United States representing scientists, clinicians and others with interests in the prevention and control of tropical diseases through research and education.

November 16, 2020 - November 18, 2020
Geneva Health Forum 2020 Geneva, Switzerland

Sponsoring Organizations: The Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) and the University of Geneva

The goal of the Geneva Health Forum is to contribute to improving health and care access worldwide. Topics will include, 1) giving visibility to innovative field experiences by promoting innovative practices that improve access to care in resource-poor settings 2)Establish a critical and constructive dialogue among Global Health actors from various sectors, and 3)Promoting interaction between actions in the field and health policy development.

January 4, 2021 - January 15, 2021
The Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) Course Baltimore, MD

Sponsoring Organizations: Johns Hopkins University Center for Humanitarian Health

Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) offered by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is a collaborative program with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The HELP course offers humanitarian workers an intensive course in humanitarian assistance, public health principles and disaster epidemiology.

February 19, 2021 - February 20, 2021
Mobilizing Medical Missions Conference (M3) Houston, TX 77027

Sponsoring Organizations: Samaritan's Purse

The Mobilizing Medical Missions (M3) Conference will bring together doctors, nurses, dentists, and other healthcare professionals to hear from experts in the field of global health and be inspired by men and women who are in the trenches, often in resource-limited settings, doing what they can to make a difference in people’s lives worldwide.

March 12, 2021 - March 14, 2021
CUGH 2021 Addressing Critical Gaps In Global Health and Development Houston, TX 77010

Sponsoring Organizations: Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH)

This conference will focus on how to address pressing international and domestic global health, and development challenges. Attendees will have several program tracks to choose from, including: 1. Addressing the Social Determinants of Health 2. Covid-19, Emerging Infectious Diseases, & Other Communicable Diseases 3. Strengthening Health Systems, Public Health, Primary and Surgical Care and 4. Non-Communicable Diseases.

April 29, 2021 - May 2, 2021
CMDA National Convention 2021 Ridgecrest, NC

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Medical and Dental Associates

The CMDA National Convention is a conference for physicians, dentists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Attendees will be provided with opportunities to learn about current health and social issues. Information regarding specific discussion topics will be forthcoming.

May 11, 2021 - May 14, 2021
World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) 22nd Congress Tokyo, Japan

Sponsoring Organizations: WADEM and Japanese Association for Disaster Medicine

The theme of this conference will be, “Next Steps Toward New Challenges of Disaster Medicine”, with a focus on comprehensive, inclusive, and holistic health and medical support. The program will cover a broad range of topics including: COVID-19 and the Global Response,Pandemics and Infectious Diseases,Emergency Medical Teams (EMTs),Natural Hazards and Long-term Disaster Response, and many more.

August 17, 2021 - August 21, 2021
20th International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria Bangkok, Thailand

Sponsoring Organizations: The International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria

The theme for this 20th Congress will be, "Stamping out Tropical Diseases: The Countdown Begins”. Topics will include, updates on tropical medicine, including malaria, infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases, neglected diseases, drug resistance, travel medicine, and other public-health issues.

November 17, 2021 - November 21, 2021
ASTMH 70th Annual Meeting Washington, DC

Sponsoring Organizations: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)

This scientific meeting includes contributed and invited papers, a plenary session, symposia, exhibits, awards and poster sessions. The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) is the principal organization in the United States representing scientists, clinicians and others with interests in the prevention and control of tropical diseases through research and education.